Madison Shaw – Power hitting utility infielder / catcher with coaching experience
Madison Shaw is a left handed power hitter and utility infielder currently in her senior year at Fordham University of the Atlantic 10 Conference (NCAA I). In 2017 she had a year for the record books hitting .385 with 12 doubles and 15 home runs, 74 RBI and an OBP of .475. The former catcher started 62 of 63 games, primarily at first base but also played some third base and shortstop. For her accomplishments Madi was awarded First Team All-Conference, NFCA First Team All-Region, ECAC First Team, Atlantic-10 Commissioner’s Honor Roll, and was runner-up for conference Player of the Year.
After an injury plagued freshman year of college, Madi worked her way into the starting lineup and never looked back, hitting a combined 24 doubles, 25 home runs and 113 RBI in her sophomore and junior seasons.
Madi on her future softball goals:
“In my senior season I hope to exceed all of my numbers from last season with the help of my team. I’m very attached to softball and want to continue playing while I still can. I want to explore the world and experience playing competitive ball outside of the United States.”
Madi also has some coaching experience as the head coach of a U18 summer team in Massachusetts and is open to coaching youth overseas in addition to playing.
Any club in need of a utility infielder/catcher with a middle of the order bat and coaching experience is encouraged to reach out to Madi with expressions of interest.
Date of birth: 1996-07-13
Birthplace / Current Residence: Massachusetts / New York
Passports held: United States
Height and weight: 5 feet 7 inches 190 lbs
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
Primary position(s): 3rd base, 1st base, Catcher
Secondary position(s): Shortstop, Right Field
Education: Currently attending Fordham University; majored in Communications with a minor in Marketing.
Hobbies and Interests: Outdoor activities such as going to the beach or going on hikes. Also enjoys hanging out with family and friends.
Post softball career plans: Planning on attaining a masters degree at Bentley University, while being an assistant softball coach for the university’s program.
Relationship status: Single and free to travel the world
Recent injuries or illnesses: None
2014-2018: Fordham University, Atlantic 10 Conference (NCAA I)
2015, 2016, 2017: Atlantic-10 Conference Champion
2015, 2016, 2017: NCAA Regional Appearances
2017: Set Fordham softball record for RBI’s in a single season (74)
2017: Set Fordham softball record for multi-RBI games in a single season (21)
2017: National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) First Team All-Region (Mid Atlantic)
2017: Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) First Team
2017: Slashline of .385/.475/.720 is one of the best offensive seasons in Fordham history
2017: Atlantic-10 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
2017: Runner-up for conference Player of the Year
2017: First Team All-Conference
2017: Named A-10 Player of the Week three times
2017: Ranked in school all-time records in multiple single season categories
2016: NFCA Second Team All-Region (Mid Atlantic)
2016: First Team All-Conference
2016: Received one A-10 Player of the Week recognition
2017: Head Coach, Mass Drifters (17-18)
Financial arrangement: Round-trip airfare, accommodations, small monthly salary
Availability: End of May/beginning of June, 2018. Madi is planning on starting her masters at in September so is likely only available for the full months of June, July, and August.
Living arrangement preferences: Apartment, shared living space with own room, dorm type setting with private bedroom.
Summer playing preferences: Anywhere
Phone/Whatsapp: +1 (508) 558-3398